Articles tagged 'van gaal'

RVP is stupid – Van Gaal 28 October 2014 LONDON - Robin van Persie rescued a point for Manchester United with a late equaliser against Chelsea and was then branded “stupid” by Louis van Gaal for taking his shirt off in celebration and drawing a booking from Phil Dowd, the referee. Chelsea were leading until the fourth minute of stopp...
Losing start for LVG 16 August 2014 LONDON - Maybe now it should be clearer why Louis van Gaal has been telling anyone who cares to listen that nobody should be surprised if Manchester United's rehabilitation takes longer than they would ideally like. He had warned his new club to expect some difficult moments and here was the h...
Van Gaal a mad genius - Scholes 16 August 2014 LONDON - Paul Scholes has described Louis van Gaal as “a mad genius” who will bring to Manchester United the combination of charisma, ability, intimidation and fear with which Sir Alex Ferguson inspired a succession of title-winning charges. “I haven’t really come across him a lot,” said Schol...
Rooney praises LVG 6 August 2014 LONDON - Wayne Rooney has thanked “tough” Louis van Gaal for helping the Manchester United squad buy into a new football philosophy. Rooney has impressed during his team’s tour of the United States, which finished with a 3-1 victory over Liverpool in Miami, enabling Van Gaal’s side to win the ...
Shaw not fit enough – LVG 30 July 2014 LONDON - Luke Shaw is currently "not fit" enough to do what Louis van Gaal demands of him, with the Manchester United manager devising a special programme for the left-back to reach the levels required. During training at Washington's FedExField in the run up to yesterday's meeting with Intern...
LVG impressed with Juan Mata 29 July 2014 LONDON - Louis van Gaal is understood to be deeply impressed by Juan Mata's football intelligence and technical ability and has made him his first choice No 10 for Manchester United. Suggestions that the prospects of an Angel Di Maria move to United have improved are wide of the mark, with the...
United rips up training ground 23 July 2014 LONDON - Manchester United were scheduled to rip up two training pitches at their Carrington training ground yesterday in order to fast-track Louis van Gaal’s demand for better facilities at the club. Van Gaal, who takes charge of United for the first time when they face LA Galaxy in Pasadena ...
Valencia up first for Van Gaal 11 July 2014 LONDON - Manchester United have announced Louis van Gaal’s first game in charge at Old Trafford will be against Valencia on Tuesday, August 12. The game is part of the ‘REUNITED 14’ pre-season event that celebrates a number of key milestones at the club as the 2014/15 season approaches. Van...
Van Gaal hits out at 'boring Dutch' critics 24 June 2014 LONDON - Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal took journalists to task on Monday as he bristled at suggestions he wasn’t playing attacking football at the World Cup. After his team beat Chile 2-0 to top Group B with three wins out of three, Van Gaal fired back questions at the press conference whe...
Man U appoint Van Gaal 19 May 2014 LONDON - Manchester United have confirmed their decision to appoint Louis van Gaal as their new manager to replace David Moyes. The current Dutch manager has vowed that he will "make history" at the club when he takes over in July after the World Cup. He has signed a three-year deal and wil...